Dr. Lauren Elson

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Wellesley, MA
15 years experience female

Locations

Office

Wellesley, MA

Address

65 Walnut St, Wellesley, MA
Directions

Spaulding Rehabilitation

Wellesley, MA

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sports Medicine, Board Certified

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

315 Answers
68 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nerve pain: Shooting pain usually comes from nerve irritation. There are multiple places where this could occur. A physiatrist (doctor of physical medicine and ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nerve compression: Although there are several possible causes, if the pain is in the back of the leg (and maybe even down the leg into the foot), it is possible that the ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Lots of causes: Depending on which part of your leg hurts, and what position you have been sitting in, there are multiple potential causes. With this information, an ... Read More
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3 thanks

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Sep 2, 2013
Enjoy reading Dr. Elson's advice. Keep up the good work!
Excellent doc, you'll appreciate her expertise!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Elson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Really it made me feal good that it isn't as bad as I thought. More exercising will be required. Thanks Dr. Lauren
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i was able to do 12. near muscle failure i stopped as pain increased i will ice, thank you and i will have it look at scheduled August.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you.. I did stared going to Acupunture. It will be my 2nd visit.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tufts University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 2005MD

Affiliations

International association of dance medicine and science
Performing Arts Medicine Association
American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
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